Quang Ninh cancels An Sinh Temple festival over COVID-19 concerns hinh anh 1At the festival in An Sinh Temple last year (Source: baoquangninh.com.vn)


Quang Ninh (VNA) – The traditional festival in An Sinh Temple in the north eastern province of Quang Ninh will be cancelled in a bid to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The annual festival is held from the 20th to the 23rd day of the eight lunar month, which falls on October 6-9 this year, to honour kings and leading figures of the Tran Dynasty (1225 - 1400) .

Built in the 14th century, An Sinh Temple is an important work in the special national historical relic site related to the Tran Dynasty in Dong Trieu town. The site housed the tombs of eight Tran Kings.

It went under several restorations in the past, with the most recent in 2000./.